Replying to an RTI query, the personnel ministry said that a total of 1,59,107 applications were filed under the Right to Information Act between April 22, 2013 and November 12, 2021. Only 11,376 by women.
Eighty-two criminal cases were registered against Vinod Yadav.
On January 31, 2020; the top court had sought the Centre's response on Ramesh's plea, which said that the RTI (Amendment) Act, 2019 "collectively violate" the fundamental right to information of all citizens which is guaranteed under the Constitution.
The government disbursed Rs 1,364 Cr to over 20 lakh undeserving beneficiaries under the ambitious scheme, data shows
The order directed the Ministry to look into the enclosure of personal details of RTI activists on its website.
In a RTI response, Air India also said an additional Rs 9.67 crore towards evacuation operations and Rs 12.65 crore towards ferrying foreign dignitaries were also pending.
RTI activist says Amit Shah and Home Ministry are contradicting each other and he will take the matter to the EC.
Reading out the majority decision, Justice Khanna said: 'Judicial independence and accountability go hand in hand.'
Parliament approved the amendment to the RTI Act, with Rajya Sabha on Thursday passing it after negating an Opposition sponsored motion to send it to a House committee for greater scrutiny.
The Rajya Sabha MP, who is also a spokesperson of West Bengal's ruling party, has been asked to appear before a CBI team in the first week of August, they said.
The Prime Minister is 'taking revenge' for the disclosure in five cases directed under it which includes disclosure of demonetisation and regarding his educational qualifications, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said.
RTI remains the only credible means left in our polity today to access the facts within government functioning, and therefore, come closer to the truth, write Aruna Roy and Rakshita Swamy.
A bill proposing to give the Centre the power to set the tenure and salaries of the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and Information Commissioners was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday
RTI queries reveal that all government departments, except one, have failed to furnish a monthly report to the Ministry of Women and Child Development on the status of sexual harassment cases.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an allocation of Rs 5.5 crore for the 'CIC and RTI' as compared to Rs 9 crore allocated in the Budget for 2018-19, a dip of Rs 3.5 crore or about 38.8 per cent.
Details of the renovation work and the expenditure incurred were brought in public domain after Rourkela Development Authority's reply to an application filed by RTI activist Rasmi Ranjan Padhi.
Apart from chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, names of 18 Maharashtra ministers are also in the list of defaulters, as they are yet to clear their water bill dues.
In April, the Home Ministry served a notice to Gandhi, asking him to clarify within a fortnight his ‘factual position’ on a complaint by BJP's Rajya Sabha MP, Subramanian Swamy questioning his citizenship status.
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary
Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.